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Cooking Without a Trace

October 2 2021 from 3:00 pm 6:00 pm

$40 member / $65 nonmember (per person)
Instructor: Ella Matsuda
Ages 12 and up

Fall is one of the best times to go camping in Texas! Prepare for your next outdoor adventure with recipes for cooking outside and strategies to minimize your impacts while in nature. Hike to your “campsite” and learn about the 7 principles of Leave No Trace, and then create a 3-course meal in the forest! Dishes will include blackberry leaf iced tea, customizable foil packet dinners with veggies and grilled chicken, and a delicious camp stove dessert. At the end of this course, each participant will receive a Leave No Trace Workshop Completion Certificate.

Please dress for the weather and wear close-toed shoes.

Instructor bio: After falling in love with plants while studying lemurs in Madagascar, Ella Matsuda moved home to work as a Natural Resource Specialist at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. She leads weekly botany walks, as well as restoration and research projects throughout the Arboretum. Ella is a Trained Instructor of Leave No Trace, and has been leading low-impact backpacking trips and Leave No Trace Workshops for over a decade.